Regal Executive Villas
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... lots of bars and very large poker machine rooms. Tuesday saw an early start so that we could drive to Brooklyn where we boarded the Mail Boat. It travels the Hawkesbury River each weekday delivering mail and parcels to the many isolated communities - most of which can only be accessed by the river. They deliver to a number of settlements including Dangar and Milson Islands, kangaroo Point, Marlow ...
... 8217;t have service at the base camp so it was nice to be forced to communicate a little with each other like people did back in the olden days. At the beach our mission was to find pipping, which are little sea-shelled animals. when placed on the sand the will dig to hide them self. That’s how you race them you find a bunch and the one who digs the furthest fast wins. Super cool and very interesting how people just came up with this back in the simple times ...
... old Custom House which is now an hotel, along Bond Street and it's historical houses ( also where I met an elderly gentleman and spent 20 minutes hearing his life story which I must admit was very interesting), and up the hill to Fort Scratchely, where I enjoyed the views and a sea breeze. Continue on down to Nobby's beach which is Newcastle's highest profile beach, and is the site of the famous Pasha Bulker cargo ship grounded ...
... hours in duration. But then I remembered that someone had told Stef and I not to bother with Koh Phi Phi in Thailand and it turned out to be one of our favourite places. Remembering that I wanted to make my own mind up about places, I decided to grit my teeth and face the bus journey, even if it was at a ridiculous time in the morning. I was sitting in the living room of the hostel when I got chatting to a lovely British couple, Lauren and Jamie. They said they were also going ...
... a gravy out of the pan juices, served with a pearl barley and lentil salad and some greens tossed in olive oil and salt and pepper. It’s a little bit lighter way of having a roast then having it with roast vegies, not that we don’t all love that.
Jerusalum artichoke soup, ta Pop.
Serves about 12 entrée size
12 good sized artichokes peeled and chopped into 2cm pieces
4 dutch cream potatoes chopped into 2cm pieces
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